Health Problems

‘Good cholesterol’ may protect liver

The body’s so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has a previously unknown role in protecting the liver from injury. This HDL protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut […]

Health Problems

gefapixant

gefapixant U.S. FDA Accepts Merck’s Gefapixant New Drug Application for Review KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) March 1, 2021 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for gefapixant, an investigational, orally […]